Python Downloader – Utility for Headless Environments (Bash)

This is a simple Python script to download a Dropbox folder to a local path. You can download it here. First step to get it to work is downloading and installing Dropbox Python Client and its requirements: wget https://www.dropbox.com/static/developers/dropbox-client-python-BETA.tar.gz tar -zxvf dropbox-client-python-BETA.tar.gz cd dropbox-client-python-BETA python setup.py install After this you need to insert a OAuth […]

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Python Script To Enable Disable LAN Sync

Description Works for both dropbox 0.7.x and 0.8.x and on all platforms (Windows / Mac / Linux) – tested on 0.7.110 on Windows and 0.8.112 on Linux. Won’t work with dropbox 1.2.x or dropbox 1.3.x because of the new encrypted config database. Primary use-case is on headless Linux servers. Download Download here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/340607/dropbox_set_lansync.py For Python < 2.6 Users: http://pastebin.com/qu5YrrLg […]

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Python Script To Make Stub GUI Libraries For Linux Dropbox

Description Author: Steve H This rather experimental Python script generates stub GUI libraries for the Linux version of Dropbox. You may want to use this if installing Dropbox on a Linux machine that doesn’t have any of the following GUI libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0 libgdk-x11-2.0.so.0 libatk-1.0.so.0 libgdk_pixbuf-2.0.so.0 libpango-1.0.so.0 This is quite common on server installations of Linux, […]

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Python Script To Get Client Status In Linux

Description This Python script allows you to get the current status of the Dropbox client under Linux. It is a refinement and simplification of Filip’s earlier Linux CLI. Author: Filip L Usage Example $ ./status.py Synchronizing Up to date Links Download  Status.py Forum Thread

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Python Script To Get File Or Folder Status In Windows

Description Here is a Python script to get the Dropbox status of a file or folder in Windows. It requires the Python win32 extensions, or Active Python. Look here for a Windows dll with this functionality A Delphi port (Win32) of this Python script is available at bitbucket.org. Author: Steve H Usage Example

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Switch Proxy Settings

Description This is a Python script to switch dropbox proxy config values. Works for dropbox versions 0.7.x, 0.8.x, 1.0.x, 1.1.x and on all platforms (Windows / Mac / Linux) – tested on 0.7.110 on Windows and 0.8.112 on Linux. Won’t work with dropbox 1.2.x or dropbox 1.3.x because of the new encrypted config database. Similar in […]

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PyDropboxValues – An Improved Script to Get Dropbox Configuration Values

Works for both dropbox 0.7.x, 0.8.x and 1.0.x and on all platforms (Windows / Mac / Linux) Download Download here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/340607/pyDropboxValues.py For Python < 2.6 Users: http://pastebin.com/eKymSQ1w Usage Place pyDropboxValues.py somewhere on your $PATH, make it executable, and then run it in a terminal / DOS window. pyDropboxValues.py It will print a big list of all the […]

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Python Dropbox Uploader

Description Python Dropbox Uploader can be used to upload files to your Dropbox from computers that may not have Dropbox installed (like webservers). This script is similar to the PHP Dropbox Uploader, but in Python. Usage Instructions There is an example Python program included in the repository. Here’s the basic usage. Import the upload_file function […]

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